Paparazzi

Object Number: 
2007.6.19
Date: 
ca. 1960-1980
Medium: 
Cardboard, ink, staple and striker
Dimensions: 
overall (closed): 4.8 x 3.8 x 0.6 cm (1 7/8 x 1 1/2 x 1/4 in.)
Description: 
Black and white cardboard matchbook printed "PAPARAZZI / RESTAURANT" on the front. "Corner of 51st and 2nd Ave., New York, NY" is printed on the bottom of the front. The manumark is printed "STERLING 7 PAGE, NY, NY"; the saddle is printed "(212) 759-7676"; on the reverse above the striker "New York's / Foremost / Italian / Restaurant / You'll Love Our / Food and You'll / Like Our Prices" is printed.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Joshua Shapiro
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group